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Scientific method powerpoint


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Describes scientific method to elementary students

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Scientific method powerpoint

  1. 1. The Scientific Method
  2. 2. The Scientific Method The scientific method is the only scientific way accepted to back up a theory or idea. This is the method on which all research projects should be based. The scientific method is used by researchers to support or disprove a theory.
  3. 3. The Scientific Method <ul><li>The Scientific Method involves 5 steps: </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Problem or Question </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Hypothesis </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Experiment </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Results </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Conclusion </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>
  4. 4. The Scientific Method Observation - You observe something using your senses. What you see makes you ask a question or state a problem. AH—Look at this!
  5. 5. The Scientific Method Problem or Question - You ask a question or state the problem that you observed.
  6. 6. The Scientific Method Hypothesis - You predict what you think the answer to your question might be.
  7. 7. The Scientific Method Experiment - You figure out a way to test whether the hypothesis is correct. The outcome must be measurable. Record and analyze data.
  8. 8. The Scientific Method Results - You do the experiment using the method you came up with and record the results. You repeat the experiment to confirm your results by retesting.
  9. 9. The Scientific Method Conclusion - You state whether your prediction was confirmed or not and try to explain your results.
  10. 10. The Scientific Method <ul><li>The scientific method is an educated guess to </li></ul><ul><li>solve scientific problem. There are 5 </li></ul><ul><li>steps. </li></ul><ul><li>Problem </li></ul><ul><li>Hypothesis </li></ul><ul><li>Experiment </li></ul><ul><li>Results </li></ul><ul><li>Conclusion </li></ul>